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Kawasaki Ninja H2R Vs Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Vs BMW S 1000 RR comparison


Kawasaki Ninja H2R Vs Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special Vs BMW S 1000 RR Comparison: Which Bike is Better?

Trying to figure out which of these bikes or scooters to buy? Compare the Ninja H2R Vs Road Glide Special Vs S 1000 RR on carandbike to make an informed buying decision as to which bike to buy in 2021. This comparison has been carried out on the basis of prices, engine specifications, mileage, and features of these two-wheelers.

Ninja H2R Vs Road Glide Special Vs S 1000 RR – Which model is Cheapest?

The ex-showroom price of the BMW S 1000 RR in New Delhi starts at ₹ 19.5 Lakh and goes up to ₹ 23.75 Lakh for the fully-loaded model. On the other hand, Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special price in New Delhi of base variant starts at ₹ 32.99 Lakh Lastly, the Kawasaki Ninja H2R starts at ₹ 75.8 Lakh.

SummaryKawasaki Ninja H2RHarley-Davidson Road Glide SpecialBMW S 1000 RR
Price₹ 75.8 Lakh₹ 32.99 Lakh₹ 19.5 Lakh
Body TypeSportsCruiserSports
Mileage15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l17.00 Km/l
Power322.00 bhp0.00 bhp204.00 bhp
Engine998.0 CC1745.0 CC999.0 CC
Fuel TypePetrolPetrolPetrol

Ninja H2R Vs Road Glide Special Vs S 1000 RR – Which gives Better Mileage?

As for the claimed fuel efficiency, the BMW S 1000 RR base engine returns 17 Km/l. The Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special base returns 15 Km/l. The Kawasaki Ninja H2R basic model, on the other hand, gives 15 Km/l.

Ninja H2R Vs Road Glide Special Vs S 1000 RR – Which has a Better Engine Efficiency?

In the powertrain department, the BMW S 1000 RR gets bhp Petrol engine, whereas the Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special comes in bhp Petrol engine. Lastly, the Kawasaki Ninja H2R is offered in bhp Petrol engine.


Engine CC 998.0 cc1745.0 cc999.0 cc
No Of Cylinder 424
Max Power 322 bhp @ 14000 rpmN/A204 bhp @ 13500 rpm
Max Torque 165 Nm @ 12500 rpm150 Nm @ 3250 rpm113 Nm @ 10500 rpm
Valves Per Cylinder 444
Fuel Delivery Fuel Injection: ø50 Mm X 4 With Dual InjectionElectronic Sequential Port Fuel Injection (ESPFI)Electronic Fuel Injection
Cooling System Liquid CooledAir CooledWater/Oil-Cooled
Starting Mechanism Self StartSelf StartSelf Start

Fuel Consumption

Fuel Tank Capacity 17.0 L22.7 L17.5 L
Reserve Fuel Capacity N/AN/A4.0 L
Mileage 15.00 Km/l15.00 Km/l17.00 Km/l
Overall Riding Range N/AN/AN/A

Dimension and Weight

Kerb Weight 216 kg372 kg197 kg
Length 2070 mm2430 mm2050 mm
Width 851 mmN/A826 mm
Height 1161 mmN/A1140 mm
Wheelbase 1450 mm1625 mm1423 mm
Ground Clearance 130 mm125 mm120 mm
Seat Height 831 mm685 mm815 mm


No. Of Gears 6 Gears6 Gears6 Gears
Clutch N/AWet MultiplateMultiplate Clutch In Oil Bath, Anti-hopping Clutch, Mechanically Controlled

Chassis and Suspension

Chassis Type Trellis, High-tensile Steel, With Swingarm Mounting PlateN/AAluminium Composite Bridge Frame, Partially Self-supporting Engine
Front Suspension ø43 Mm Inverted ForkDouble Bending Valve (DBV) SuspensionUpside-down Telescopic Fork 46 Mm, Compression And Rebound Stage Adjustable
Rear Suspension Ohlins TTX36 Gas-charged Shock Double Bending Valve (DBV) SuspensionAluminium 2-sided Swing Arm, Compression And Rebound Damping Adjustable


Front Brake Type Dual Semi-floating Brembo DiscsDiscDisc
Rear Brake Type Brembo, Opposed 2-piston Caliper DiscDiscDisc
Front Disc/Drum Size 330 mm292 mm320 mm
Rear Disc/Drum Size 250 mm260 mm220 mm

Wheel and Tyres

Wheel Size 17 inches19 inches17 inches
Wheel Type Alloy WheelsAlloy WheelsAlloy Wheels
Front Tyre 120/600 - R17130/60B19 61H120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tyre 190/650 - R17180/65B16 81H190/55 ZR 17


Battery Maintenance FreeDry12 V / 7 Ah, Maintenance Free
Headlight ProjectorLEDProjector Head Lamp

Standard Features

Gear Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Warning Indicatortickticktick
Fuel Gaugetickticktick
Low Oil Indicatortickticktick
Low Battery Indicatortickticktick
Pillion Seattickticktick
Pillion Grabrailcrosscrosscross
Engine Kill Switchtickticktick
Tripmeter TypeDigitalDigitalDigital
Tripmeter Counttickticktick
Pass Lighttickticktick
6-Speed Cruise Drive Transmissioncrosstick-
6.5-inch TFT Instrument consolecrosscrosstick
All-New Milwaukee-Eight 107 Enginecrosstick-
Bluetooth Connectivitycrosscrosstick
Comfortable Handlebarcrosstick-
Dog-Ring Transmissiontickcross-
Dunlop Multi-Tread Blackwall Tyrescrosstick-
Dynamic Traction Controlcrosscrosstick
Engine Braking Controlcrosscrosstick
Fairing Design Reduces Head Buffetingcrosstick-
LED Headlampscrosstick-
One-Touch Design Philosophycrosstick-
Pure Harley-Davidson Stylingcrosstick-
Reflex Linked Brembo Brakes with ABScrosstick-
Standard Battery Charging Harnesscrosstick-
Steering Head and Front Forkscrosstick-
Two-Up Street Glide Seatcrosstick-
wheelie controlcrosscrosstick
KQS (Kawasaki Quick Shifter)--cross
Race-Ready Engine--cross
RR Performance--cross
Specially Designed Marchesini Forged Wheels--cross

Additonal Features

High-Speed Stability & Light Handlingtickcross-
Kawasaki Original Silver-Mirror Paint tickcross-
Ohlins TTX36 Rear Suspensiontickcross-
The Quest For Power, In-House-Designed Superchargertickcross-

Key Features

Six-Axis Sensor Clustercrosscrosstick

Competitor of Kawasaki Ninja H2R

Competitor of Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special

Competitor of BMW S 1000 RR

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